Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking the pain signals sent from nerves to the brain.
Carisoprodol (Carisoma) works in the same way.
Its effectiveness as a muscle relaxant is not well established.
More effective muscle relaxants are available on prescription from your doctor eg Diazepam, Baclofen
- Methocarbamol Information for Consumers
- Methocarbamol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methocarbamol (detailed)
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